Subsidiaries of The American Bankers Association

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ABA Endorsed Solutions help banks make money, save money, diversify income and improve efficiency. Backed by a comprehensive due-diligence process, these select solutions are analyzed by industry experts, field-tested by bankers and meet stringent customer-service standards. Brought to you by the Corporation for American Banking, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association.

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ABA Community Engagement Foundation (ABA Foundation)

The ABA Community Engagement Foundation, a 501(c)3 corporation, is the successor to the ABA Education Foundation established in 1925. Through its leadership, partnerships, and national programs the foundation helps bankers provide financial education to individuals at every age, elevate issues around affordable housing and community development, and achieve corporate social responsibility objectives to improve the well-being of their customers and their communities.

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ABA Securities Association (ABASA)

The ABA Securities Association is ABA's subsidiary devoted to forming and exploring policy that relates to banking organizations involved in the securities business. ABASA seeks to ensure that members' interests and needs are properly served in the areas of government relations, research, education, compliance and communications.

BAFT

BAFT is the premier global financial services association formed by the merger of the Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) and the former International Financial Services Association (IFSA). It provides advocacy, education and community-building opportunities for financial services institutions and suppliers around the globe. BAFT is the leading forum for analysis, discussion and action among international financial professionals and industry suppliers on a wide range of topics affecting transaction banking, including trade finance, payments, compliance, and asset servicing.



Fund for Economic Growth

In 2012, ABA members created the Fund for Economic Growth, a 501(c)(4), to demonstrate the impact of U.S banks and pro-growth policies by engaging in public education and advocacy. The Fund can also provide another way for bankers and members of the public to participate in the election process and increase influence in Washington.

 

Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB)

The Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) is a national association of certified professionals in the financial services industry. The ICB is a non-profit, independent corporation that is sponsored by the American Bankers Association (ABA). ICB is dedicated to promoting excellence and professionalism in all parts of the industry.

 

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